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Jan 19, 2013 1:30pm PST
. >> it's not a tradition. >> john f. kennedy was the first one. >> robert frost in 1961. >> in our lifetimes, don. >> our lifetimes. >> not yours, but ours. >> yeah, you're right. that was pretty close. i started thinking about that ever since -- when maya angelou gave her poem. and i was like, when did we start --. >> it's a great tradition. i think the only thing better would be having a historian. >> or three historians. >> we do mythology at inauguration and created a myth at the first one. that's the big deal. >> peter. >> yeah. >> put president obama into a historical context. >> oh! right. >> in 20 seconds. >> go! >> yeah. well, we're still around. and i think the best they think is to refer back to the second inaugural of lincoln and to imagine a great war to free slaves that end slavery in america. that one day, a dissen dent of -- well, we think he was, actually. that's right. an african-american would become president is just astonishing. nobody could have predicted it in a period when african-americans didn't have civil rights. so i think that's -- >> also within our li
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